Weekly Roundup 4.26.18

Weekly Roundup 4.26.18: MDHI job postings, ESG, Funding opportunities, and more!


Join the Team and work with us to end homelessness in Metro Denver. We are actively recruiting for two positions. Support data-driven solutions as MDHI's HMIS Analyst or provide organizational support as a part-time Bookkeeper.

MDHI Position descriptions

What's next for ESG and Rapid Re-Housing?

Over the last several months, MDHI and our Emergency Solution Grant (ESG) partners have been meeting to discuss important program changes. We will integrate our ESG resources with OneHome and implement the CoC's new Rapid Re-Housing Written Standards throughout the remainder of the year.

Read more and view slides from the 4.17.18 workshop

Funding opportunities

HUD's Mainstream Voucher NOFA for Public Housing Authorities

HUD recently issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for $100 million in new “Mainstream” housing vouchers for nonelderly people with disabilities. View the Office of Housing Choice Vouchers page to access the NOFA , FAQs, and other materials. Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) are eligible to submit applications, due on June 18, 2018.

The Technical Assistance Collaborative (TAC) and the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) are sponsoring a webinar on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:00 PM EDT to provide additional information about this exciting opportunity. Note that this webinar is specifically for state and local services agencies. Register Here.


Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - Youth Street Outreach

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) supports organizations and communities that work every day to put an end to youth homelessness, adolescent pregnancy, and domestic violence. FYSB works toward a future in which all of the nation's youth, individuals, and families - no matter what challenges they may face - can live healthy, productive, violence-free lives. FYSB’s Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Program is accepting applications for the Street Outreach Program (SOP). The purpose of the SOP is to provide prevention and intervention services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to or are at risk of being subjected to sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, and severe forms of trafficking in persons. Due June 20, 2018.

Read the full Funding Opportunity Announcement

Colorado & Mountain Plains NAHRO Conference, May 14-18, 2018

This year’s National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) conference in Vail, Colorado, offers an excellent opportunity to receive essential and timely training, establish new partnerships, and network with your colleagues at a world class location. 

What is NAHRO?

Conference information, May 14-18th in Vail, CO

national network for youth releases white paper on human trafficking

The National Network for Youth (NN4Y) recently released a white paper, Responding to Youth Homelessness: A Key Strategy for Preventing Human Trafficking. This white paper includes a review of research and call for action to help the estimated 800,000 youth and young adults who experience or are at risk of homelessness in a year and may also be victims of sex or labor trafficking in cities, suburbs, rural communities, and American Indian Reservations across the country. Learn more about the intersection of youth homelessness and human trafficking in America – and strategies for prevention – by reading NN4Y’s report.

UPCOming meetings

MDHI Spring Stakeholder Extravaganza! - Save the date - Wednesday, May 30th at 12pm at MHUW

MDHI Coordinating Committee - Friday, April 27th, at Mile High United Way

MDHI Employment Committee - Friday April 27th, at Mile High United Way

OneHome Youth meeting - Friday, May 4th, at Urban Peak Denver

OneHome Family meeting - Tuesday, May 8th, at Mile High United Way

MDHI Board Meeting - Thursday, May 10th, at Mile High United Way

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